1968–1992: Twenty-Four Years of Debate

  • Jeffrey J. Volle
Part of the The Evolving American Presidency Series book series (EAP)


The story of the Clinton/Gore administration cannot be told with-out first devoting at least one chapter on how the Democratic Party reached the plateau of stagnation in 1992. Governor Bill Clinton was handed a coalition forged by some of the greatest politicians of the twentieth century, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, and yes, Senator George McGovern. A snapshot of these men and their contribution to the Democratic Party will lay the foundation of a future Clinton presidency.


Democratic Party Republican Party Electoral College Reagan Presidency Popular Vote 
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